Move Away From The Streets, Sports Minister Begs Protesters

…Visits Injured In Hospital, Reassures Of Urgent Reforms

Youth and Sports Development Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare has visited some youths who were injured during the recent #EndSars protest in Lagos.

Speaking during a visit to the General Hospital in Victoria Island, Lagos , Mr. Dare said their protests are being adequately addressed by the Federal Government.

“We sympathize with all those that got injured during the protests and commiserate with those that lost loved ones .

We believe the struggle is not in vain as government appreciates your right to protest legitimately which is part of our democratic process.

“I feel your pains and Government is committed to addressing all the issues raised by the protesters. While some have been addressed, others are being looked into.

But the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has twenty-five initiatives that address the needs of the Youth.

“We shall explore all avenues to engage our youth constructively. Your voices have been heard”.

He further said ” There are on going reforms which would be deep and intensive. Government has a seat for the youth at the negotiating table.

“The youth must move away from the street and come to the negotiating table, He said.

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